Celebrating National Hospital Week 2018 (May 6-12)

This special Hospital Week edition of VHHA’s FOCUS publication features positive stories from hospitals and health systems around the Commonwealth. This content underscores all the important work done by hospitals to improve health care quality and patient safety, to support the economy, to enhance patient and family experience, and much more. VHHA 2018 Hospital Week...

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Patients Come First Podcast Introduces Everyday Health Care Heroes

The latest edition of VHHA’s FOCUS publication highlights the Patients Come First podcast series. VHHA launched the podcast series in May 2017 to introduce the public to the caring, committed people who work in Virginia’s community hospitals and health systems and who are dedicated to helping patients. Since the series launched, nine podcast episodes have been made public. Each...

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VHHA Shared Services' Partners Assist VHHA Members with Emerging Health Care Challenges

The latest edition of the monthly FOCUS publication highlights the Virginia Hospital Shared Services Corporation, also known as VHHA Shared Services, which functions to help provide support for VHHA member hospitals and health systems by delivering an array of products and services offered by vetted, endorsed partners. Those products and services are aimed at aiding...

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Health Care Policy in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly Session

The latest edition of VHHA’s monthly FOCUS publication provides a summary of the disposition of some key health care public policy proposals considered by the Virginia General Assembly during the 2017 legislative session. During the session, VHHA staff monitored and engaged on bills pertaining to advance directives, behavioral health, Certificate of Public Need, cybersecurity, opioids,...

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VHREF: Empowering Virginia’s Health Care Community

The latest monthly edition of VHHA’s FOCUS publication highlights the work of the Virginia Hospital Research & Education Foundation (VHREF) in empowering members of the hospital, health system, and health care community through educational programming such as conferences, seminars, webinars, and other events. That includes the upcoming Sixth Annual Patient Safety Summit. The upcoming Summit,...

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